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Sebastian Svenberg

Title: Lecturer School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences


Phone: +46 19 303244

Room: F3266

Sebastian Svenberg

About Sebastian Svenberg

Sebastian Svenberg is a PhD candidate in sociology, and affiliated to the Environmental sociology section at Örebro University. He has an MA in Sociology from the University of Gothenburg. Prior to commencing his PhD studies, he has participated in diverse projects on social movements, sustainable urban development, climate politics and nuclear waste management. Sebastian’s ongoing PhD project focuses on historical mobilisations for economic democracy and worker-owned cooperative production in the UK, as a case of co-evolvement between social movements and instiutional change.

Areas of research: Social movements, Environmental sociology, Economic sociology, Social Ontology

Current Teaching: Classical Sociological Theory, the Welfare State, Organization Theory, Academic Litterature reviews.


Articles in journals |  Articles, book reviews |  Chapters in books |  Doctoral theses, monographs |  Reports | 

Articles in journals

Svenberg, S. (2019). Rörelsetidskrifter – en genrebeteckning. Arr - idéhistorisk tidsskrift (4).
Boström, M. , Andersson, E. , Berg, M. , Gustafsson, K. M. , Gustavsson, E. , Hysing, E. , Lidskog, R. , Löfmarck, E. & et al. (2018). Conditions for Transformative Learning for Sustainable Development: A Theoretical Review and Approach. Sustainability, 10 (12).
Svenberg, S. (2017). Social ontologi. Salongen - Nettidsskrift for filosofi og idehistorie.

Articles, book reviews

Svenberg, S. (2017). Sent på jorden. Röda rummet, 173-174 (1-2), 10-11.

Chapters in books

Svenberg, S. , Arnesen, D. , Ellefsen, R. , Kjellman, K. , Mjøset, L. & Stykket, A. (2020). Country Report Norway. In: Joost de Moor; Katrin Uba; Mattias Wahlström; Magnus Wennerhag; Michiel De Vydt, Protest for a future II: Composition, mobilization and motives of the participants in Fridays For Future climate protests on 20-27 September, 2019, in 19 cities around the world (pp. 177-185). . Södertörns högskola.
Thörn, H. & Svenberg, S. (2017). The Swedish environmental movement: politics of responsibility between climate justice and local transition. In: Carl Cassegård, Linda Soneryd, Håkan Thörn, Åsa Wettergren, Climate Action in a Globalizing World: Comparative Perspectives on Environmental Movements in the Global North. New York: Routledge.

Doctoral theses, monographs

Svenberg, S. (2021). Självstyre, medbestämmande eller despoti: Organisering för ekonomisk demokrati i Storbritannien 1826–1923. (Doctoral dissertation). Lund: Arkiv förlag & tidskrift.


Svenberg, S. (2014). Perspektiv och målkonflikter inom hållbar stadsutveckling: . Göteborg: (Mistra Urban Futures Report 2014:3).
Holmberg, J. , Larsson, J. , Nässén, J. , Svenberg, S. & Andersson, D. (2012). Low-carbon transitions and the good life. Stockholm, Sweden: Naturvårdsverket (The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency Report 6495).
Holmberg, J. , Larsson, J. , Nässén, J. , Svenberg, S. & Andersson, D. (2011). Klimatomställningen och det goda livet. Stockholm, Sweden: Naturvårdsverket (Naturvårdsverket Rapport 6458).
Larsson, J. & Svenberg, S. (2011). Utvärdering och analys av projekt Leva Livet. Göteborg: .